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Sobriety Binge 2019 Day One

Still pretty drunk. We were slamming Southern Comfort, champagne, and Steam Whistle quite firmly at midnight. I went to bed at 4:30. It’s 11:30 now and I’m struggling to write this. I’m not exactly inspired to be a Spartan but

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, floating, Pragmatism, Songwriting

Recording At Home Again

New Song, Epilogue, first thing I’ve multi-tracked at home in years. And man is my gear shot. There’s so much noise in every electrical cable and patch cord, dust in everything, the Br-80 itself only feeds out to the left

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New Music In One’s 30’s

I heard a long time ago, and repeatedly since, that people stop listening to new music at age 33. I’d actually been afraid immediately after high school that I’d become one of those guys who thinks all the best bands

Posted in Pop Culture, Songwriting

Sometimes there’s time and sometimes there isn’t

Right before I heard about Carla’s passing I was thinking about having her sing some vocals on a record, the backing vocals on Wish I knew. No idea when I was planning on making the record but I figured I

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, floating, Pragmatism, Songwriting

Healing Identities

So right after I wrote that post on Sunday which talked a lot about artistic identity I went to the bookstore and picked up a book I had my eye on called The Brave Athlete: Calm The Fuck Down And

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Self Image

Body image is something I never thought about until, like, last year. I had a body image of course but in a total unconscious way. Body image didn’t matter when I was growing up. There wasn’t a cultural obsession like

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I’m rarely right about songs

As a songwriter of course there’s no way of knowing how important a song will be when writing it. Working on songs right now feels so inconsequential, smaller than when I was a teenager literally writing for just myself. And

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